Rainbow unicorn girls skater dress!

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If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my Bloglovin’ feed. Thanks for visiting!My little girl loves unicorns and rainbows! When I was downtown last week I walked into one of those cavernous huge warehouse fabric shops were most of the fabric is in crazy prints and of dubious quality. Everything was two […]

A Simply White farmhouse kitchen

Simply white farmhouse kitchen

This facelift to our farmhouse kitchen was one of the reasons I didn’t sew much last year. I am so glad we are done! First, we re-plastered the walls, as they had a bumpy cottage cheese texture applied by the previous owner. What a mess that was when they sanded it all down! I’m still […]

January 2017 makes

January 2017 makes sew country chick

This year I made a promise to myself to make all of my clothes. That means making a lot more basics like jeans and T shirts, since I used to be lazy and just buy those. Last month, I learned a lot about fitting pattern sleeves and how to make button fly jeans. I had […]

First pair of Ginger jeans!

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Pattern: Ginger jeans. High rise version shortened to mid rise. Size made: 8 Fitting adjustments: Shortened the rise by one inch. Shortened legs three inches by cutting panels into the knee and seaming them, removing three inches. The back piece was cut from the bottom. Fabric: Light grey stretch denim bought in downtown LA for […]

Jalie Bella in crushed stretch velour.

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Pattern- Jalie Bella- Second use so average cost is 10.00 Fabric- Panne Velvet from Joann on sale, 6.00 a yard. 1.5 yards 9.00 Total cost 19.00 This is the second version of the Jalie Bella and it won’t be the last. It fits Lily perfectly in size R and I know I want one for […]

McCall’s 6927 sleeved tunic in Indigo dyed linen

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McCall’s 6927 -2.00 Fabric -gifted from a friend Back button 1.00 Total cost. Three dollars After last week’s failed version of McCall’s 6927, I knew I wanted to make another with all the fitting changes it needed. I now have a  comfortable semi fitted woven pattern with comfortable sleeves! I made a lot of changes […]